Pitch Wars 2019 Mentor Wishlist Blog Hop
September 10, 2019
Dear Future Mentee,
Lately I’ve been obsessed with crime in general, but certainly murder, mayhem, and stealing stuff. In books. I’m quite flexible about the world within which the crime occurs. It could be a magical realm, a gritty urban landscape, a brand new space station, or an abandoned mental hospital.
While I’ve been interested in crime for a few years, I’ll never let go Read more [...]
Back to School 2019
August 20, 2019
Back to school happens early doesn’t it? When I was growing up, school started the last week of August (before anyone knew it was my birthday, so my locker rarely got decorated). This year I’m super grateful to begin my work in a classroom with advanced 8th grade language arts students. The students took my “What do you want to learn” survey and their pattern is the same as most of the classes Read more [...]
My First Thrillerfest
July 25, 2019
Two days after we returned from New Mexico, I took off for my first Thrillerfest in NYC. I can’t say enough good things about the entire experience - this is my new favorite writers’ conference!
CraftFest takes place for a day and a half before Thrillerfest proper begins. CraftFest sessions are generally taught by a single author, and/or focus on a single topic. It is such a Read more [...]